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British Expat Newsletter:
12 December 2007

This week: Suffragettes - their struggle to achieve political rights for women in the United Kingdom

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How European migration is starting to recede

"The scale of migration [since EU expansion in 2004] has cheered those eager to promote mobility within the EU and distressed those who fear the economic and social effects of uncontrolled immigration. Yet both cheerleaders and detractors of Europe's newfound mobility are getting worked up by a temporary phenomenon." Dhananjayan Sriskandarajah explains why the UK has nothing to fear from the legendary Polish plumber.

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British Expat Newsletter:
21 December 2005

This week: Aid projects - some of the difficulties faced in spending development assistance sensibly.

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British Expat Newsletter:
19 October 2005

This week: Waste - how many of the world's resources are being squandered, and what some individuals and organisations are (or aren't) doing about it.

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The Twenty Forty-Five

"Bored now, Prince Shuggie tossed the paperback onto the cheap plastic table. Like he cared that cheap plastic tables were banned. He'd inherited it from his grandfather. It was his legacy." In a short story, Mike Clark presents his nightmare vision of a re-run of the "Forty-Five" Rebellion - three centuries on.

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